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Nii Simmonds

The DAIN Network
Program Director and Co-Founder

Nii Simmonds is a recognized speaker and consultant on African entrepreneurship/SME development and innovation in Africa. He is a proven leader and manager, with over 10+ years of experience in private and public sectors. Nii has helped to grow a vast network in Africa, Europe, and North America that has led to growing public-private-partnerships, managing collaborations, and influencing policy. He has extensive experience in entrepreneurship, business strategy, capital markets, and business development.

Currently, Nii advises entrepreneurs on scaling their businesses in emerging markets, works with bi-laterals on engaging African Diaspora communities, and works with non-profit entities on science and innovation in Africa. Mr. Simmonds has worked at Johnson & Johnson, Cap Gemini, Merck, Astra Zeneca, and Booz Allen Hamilton.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 17

9:00pm CDT